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Transferring colleges after one semester? Help please
Right now I'm attending a community college. I graduated from high school last year. I applied a few months ago to a university(Michigan State) and I just called them today, and they said that not many students with one semester of college under there belt make it in. I'm doing real well at my community college, which isn't too bad but anyways, does anyone know anything more about this? Has anybody transfered there freshmen year of college after first semester to a university?
I transferred after 3 semesters (I know that's not what you asked), and when I applied, it said right on the application that they don't even consider students without sophomore standing - likely because it's hard to really gauge your performance and abilities after only one semester. While it's probably not true for all schools, I wouldn't be surprised if the majority of them do things in a similar manner.
Honestly, if I can give my advice, don't worry about rushing it and just stay where you are for now. Your first two years are usually pretty basic gen ed classes anyway. Save some money, use it as an opportunity to get a solid foundation for your GPA, and transfer after another semester or two. Just my two cents.
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my ex did the opposite...she transferred out of a big school into a community college because she's a ritard
most are going to make you wait a full year. but just use that to build up a bomb gpa. you have to apply this time of year or whenever the deadline is (usually mid january) for next fall anyway. so if you get in now, great, if not just chill b/c gen ed classes suck anywhere.
most require 15 credits, or they'll heavily rely on your high school transcript.
i went to community college because i didn't know what i wanted to do, so i got here realized i wanted to do mass communications so i'm majoring in that. But like the others have said a year in community college is not bad at all...you are taking the same classes you would be at a uni for wayyyyyyyyy less money, and alot of people that i have talked to wished they did the same (a year at a CC then transfer to a uni)...i'll finish up my degree here in the spring with some where around a 3.8 GPA and that will be great for transfer.
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70% of applicants to MSU make it in, my brother just got in and that is what they told him. You will probably be fine getting in. However, if you apply mid-semester your chances are much lower. Usually, a school is much more stringent on their admissions to incoming freshman than to transfers. It is usually much easier to transfer.
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Just don't wait too long, Notre Dame doesn't take senior transfers, almost screwed Rudy over.
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